3 workers drown 

Three workers   drowned in  the  5th District of Negros Occidental on Wednesday,  July 10. 

Two 19-year-old construction workers, Andrew Cordero of Talisay City and Yantor Yanson of Bacolod City, drowned in  a river  in Sitio Dumpsite, Brgy. Buenavista, Himamaylan City. 

The two were taking a bath in the river when Yanson saw Cordero asking for help as he was drowning.

They both were carried by strong current and drowned, the police said.

Meanwhile, a 24-year-old laborer, whose name was withheld by the police, drowned in the  Binalbagan River in Sitio Napiluan, Brgy. Quintin Remo, Moises Padilla. 

The  victim had  joined  a drinking session and  left for  home   alone  on Tuesday night. 

He was found dead beside a riverbank by his companions the next day.* 

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